The plot is located at the interface between two very different urban logics: on one side, a modern district made up of wide public spaces and large-sized buildings, on the other, the historical town-centre consisting of smaller slate-roof buildings.
The main house stretches and folds longitudinally according to the curvatures inflicted by the banks of the plot. Four distinct volumes are positioned on the sandstone of the frames and orientations specific to the sea.
A show addressing one of the most important archives of architectural experiments worldwide: it opens a reflection on the operative value of museums and collections for the contemporary discourse and practice of architecture.
This cottage was originally a summer residence, like many others in Chamonix, and was therefore not insulated for winter use. No upgrades had been done since its construction approximately 70 years ago.
A building with lively yellow walls dedicated to young companies developing new digital applications. The building gathers them around a vast swirling atrium, a spatial design favourable to communication and the synergy of projects.